Superstitions about Spilling Salt

Superstitions and beliefs about Spilling Salt. Collection of superstitions of Spilling Salt. Local and international superstitions about Spilling Salt - Ancient Superstitions.
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During the midle ages Salt was a very expensive good used for medicinal purposes. Because of this, spillage was to be avoided at all costs.

The idea that it brings bad luck comes probably from the belief that Judas spilt salt during the last supper. Throwing spilt salt over the left shoulder is linked to its medicinal use.

If it could not be administered, the next best thing was to throw it into the eye of the evil spirits that brought sickness upon us. These spirits were thought to lurk behind your shoulder, waiting for an opportunity to strike.
Women should not reveal their pregnancy until the third month doing so, signifies a bad omen.

To touch someones beard accidentally, signifies a girl. To unknowingly have salt sprinkled on your head, represents a boy.

To sew during pregnancy, indicates a difficult birth.

To eat in secret during pregnancy, signifies the child to grow into a thief.

To be photographed during pregnancy, signifies a bad omen.

To have a flat tummy and buttocks during pregnancy, signifies a boy.

To have a curved bottom and flat tummy during pregnancy, represents a boy.

The lady becomes to look unhealthy during pregnancy, signifies a boy.

The color of the persons eyes who you watch during the time the baby first kicks, represents the color of your baby eyes.

To vomit constantly during pregnancy, represents a baby with dense hair.

To eat sweets during pregnancy, represents a girl. To eat salty foods, represents a boy.

To kick a dog or cat whilst pregnant, presents a furious child.

To listen to a squeal of the pig during pregnancy, signifies the baby not be able to sleep well.

In the ninth month of pregnancy going to the church and lighting a candle for the virgin Mary, represents luck.

To carry onions during the last few days of pregnancy, represent an easy birth. To see water before giving birth, signifies giving birth in water.

If the unborn child moves to the right in the womb first, represents a boy. If the unborn child moves in the womb first to the left, represents a girl. If the unborn child first moves forward, signifies a boy. If the unborn child moves first to the back, represents a girl.

If the nipples of the pregnant women are black, signifies a boy.

If the nipples of the pregnant women are white, signifies a girl. To see a black tail from the navel during pregnancy, represents a boy.

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